Course Overview

The WAE Implementation Training (WAE100) course is an instructor-led, lab-based, hands-on course offered by Cisco® Learning Services. This course introduces learners to the basic knowledge necessary to plan, deploy, configure, and maintain the Cisco WAN Automation Engine (WAE) solution. Extensive hands-on labs help learners gain the necessary skills to install and maintain Cisco WAE systems.

4 days
Learning Credits: 
    • Learn the system architecture of Cisco WAE and WAE network abstraction
    • Plan and deploy Cisco WAE Planning components, including Collector, WAE Design Archive, and WAE Live
    • Plan and deploy Cisco WAE Automation components, including WAE Core and WAE Open SDN Controller (OSC), as well as learn the basics of WAE APIs
    • Learn how to deploy changes to the network using Cisco WAE and OSC.
    • Learn how to use the Cisco WAE Design application to solve problems and achieve business goals
  • Module 1: WAE Introduction and Architecture Overview

    • Introduction to WAE
    • WAE Architecture and Design

    Module 2: WAE Server and Collector Implementation

    • Planning the Deployment
    • WAE Deployment
    • Overview of the Collection Process o Embedded Web Server
    • Configuring WAE Collector
    • Configuring WAE Core Server

    Module 3: WAE Design for Network Engineers

    • Getting Started with WAE Design
    • Working with Layouts
    • Describing Traffic with Demands
    • Failures and Simulation Analysis

    Module 4: WAE Design Traffic Engineering (IGP)

    • Engineering Traffic Using Metrics
    • Engineering Traffic Using RSVP-TE

    Module 5: WAE Live Deployment

    • The Basic Components of WAE Live
    • WAE Live Configuration
    • Templates for Visual Elements Control

    Module 6: WAE Live Features

    • WAE Live Map
    • WAE Live Explore
    • WAE Live Analytics
    • WAE Live Inventory
    • WAE Live Administration

    Module 7: WAE Maintenance and Troubleshooting

    • WAE Maintenance
    • WAE Troubleshooting
    • Lab 1: Lab: Virtual Learning Lab – Getting Started
    • Lab 2: WAE Collector Configuration
    • Lab 3: Augmented Collection Configuration
    • Lab 4: Configuring WAE Core
    • Lab 5: Getting Started with WAE Design
    • Lab 6: Working with Layouts
    • Lab 7: Describing Traffic with Demands
    • Lab 8: Failures and Simulation Analysis
    • Lab 9: Engineering Traffic Using Metrics
    • Lab 10: Modeling MPLS RSVP-TE LSPs
    • Lab 11: Configuring WAE Live
    • Lab 12: WAE Live Explore and Map
    • Lab 13: WAE Live Analytics
    • Lab 14: Configuring WAE Live Inventory
    • Lab 15: WAE Backup
  • Cisco recommends that you have the following prerequisite knowledge and skills:

    • Knowledge of general networking and routing concepts
    • Basic knowledge of routing protocols (Open Shortest Path First [OSPF], Intermediate System-to- Intermediate System [IS-IS], Border Gateway Protocol [BGP])
    • Understanding of Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) and traffic engineering (TE) technologies
    • Basic knowledge of Linux server operation and Linux tools
    • Knowledge of accessing, configuring, and managing network devices
    • Basic understanding of network automation and software-defined networking (SDN) concepts
  • The primary audience for this course is:

    • System Installers
    • System Integrators
    • System Administrators
    • Network Administrators
    • Solutions Designers.